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Ginger Cake 5/5 (1)

By Richard Poynton - March 11, 2015

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Download the Ginger Cake recipe.

100g fresh ginger – grated
1 cup molasses
1 cup sugar
1 cup oil
2  cups flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Half tsp ground cloves
Half tsp ground black pepper
1 cup water
2 tsp baking soda
2 eggs

Mix together the molasses, sugar, and oil
Sift the flour, cinnamon, cloves and black pepper together
Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan
Stir in the baking soda, and add the molasses mixture
Stir in the ginger
Gradually whisk the dry ingredients into the batter
Add the eggs, and continue mixing until everything is thoroughly combined
Line a cake tin with a circle of parchment paper
Pour the batter into the cake pan
Bake for about 1 hour at 180°C

About Richard Poynton

Richard Poynton Richard is in love with food, a passion of his since school days. All his and Mouse’s travels have been based around food and wine, giving him experiences which have stood him in good stead for his food creations at Cleopatra. He bases all his dishes on flavour first and loves trying new ingredients and ideas – mixing and matching – to give a perfect balance on each plate.


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